PATCH: Re: Problem with virtual memory rlimits

Marcus Meissner marcus at
Fri Mar 17 11:30:57 CST 2006

On Fri, Mar 17, 2006 at 06:10:40PM +0100, Alexandre Julliard wrote:
> Marcus Meissner <meissner at> writes:
> > Got an idea...
> >
> > It helps if the process is started with the ADDR_COMPAT_LAYOUT personality
> > flag set.
> We should still be reserving the high memory area, so it shouldn't
> make any difference WRT ulimits. Something else must be going on here.

Umm, I actually commented out this reservation in our RPMs *whistle innocently* :)

If I add it back in the original behaviour (out of memory) is still there with
or without my patch.

Again I am out of ideas, short of writing WINEs own virtual memory manager.

Ciao, Marcus

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